Analyst Ratings for TopBuild Corp. (BLD)

Updated: 2017-07-27

TopBuild Corp. (NYSE:BLD) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. BLD had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

Of the 6 analysts covering the stock, 4 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 2 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for BLD. The highest price target was 61, implying a possible profit of 16.43 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 54, implying potential capital losses of 3.07 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes 4.42 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 7.2 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of BLD to grow at a rate of 69.04 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of BLD is 0.48.

BLD has a 52-week high of 55.30 and a 52-week low of 28.81. Today's price is 81.85 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 5.26 percent. BLD has a P/E ratio of 33.3. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BLD value stock report compares BLD to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of BLD is $1.94 billion. BLD's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.